Migraine at Work- Why Does it Matter?

Discover why migraine disease is a hidden drain on your company, and learn what you can do to relieve this burden.

Expert Guest: Paula Dumas, President and Co-Founder of the World Health Education Foundation

Discover why migraine disease is a hidden drain on your company, and learn what you can do to relieve this burden.

Questions Answered in this Webcast:

  • – How did you cope with migraine attacks at work?
  • – When did migraine first impact your career?
  • – What drove your decisions on how you managed migraine in the workplace? (did you tell your boss, co-workers, HR, etc)
  • – Were you afraid of negative repercussions from disclosing? Did you fear for your job?
  • – Why is it important for leaders with migraine to be vocal in the workplace about their disease?
  • – What accommodations were you offered at work?
  • – What advice do you have for those living and working with migraine today?
  • – What advice do you have for employers in regards to migraine in the workplace?
  • – Why is it important for workplaces to integrate migraine into their wellness programs?
Paula Dumas headshot

Paula K. Dumas

President and Co-Founder of World Health Education Foundation

A 30+ year migraine warrior, wife, mother, corporate exec turned health advocate, Paula K. Dumas is co-founder of Migraine Again, serving as its CEO, Managing Editor and Chief Encouragement Officer. Her mission is to empower and encourage people with migraine to live their best life.

She champions patients’ needs as a Board Member of the American Migraine Foundation, leader of the Coalition for Migraine and Headache Patients (CHAMP), patient advocate for the International Headache Society (IHS) and co-author of CaMEO and My Migraine Voice research studies.

In addition to authoring over 300 articles on migraine health and wellness, Paula is the producer and co-host of the Migraine World Summit, the largest event of its kind bringing together 30+ world-class experts on migraine, headache, health and wellness. Paula is a frequent speaker at industry, health care and public policy events including the National Health Research Forum and Headache on the Hill in Washington, D.C. A top patient influencer, Paula has been nominated for a WEGO Health Advocate Award.

Paula is also the founder and CEO of the World Health Education Foundation, a 501c3, established to educate and empower people with disabling chronic health conditions in order to reduce the global burden on society. She is on the steering committee for Migraine at Work.